MFV Bursary Scheme

for new and emerging filmmakers


New to MFV in 2004!

This bursary offers two film makers the opportunity to produce their first short fictional film, with the support and resources at MFV. The succesful applicants are mentoured through the project from pre production through to distribution.

Previous bursary winners have gone on to produce for film and television, set up their own production companies and/or are working within the industry at some level.

MFV ensures the final products are of a very high standard and suitable for broadcast transmission. The films are also, by default, shown at one of MFV's screenings.

If you are intersted please contact us for an application form.


MFV's Flagship Bursary Scheme, back for another year!

MFV has been running the First Cut bursary scheme for 10 years, creating through its mentouring and production support, some of the regions most succesful film makers/writers/directors.

As a new film maker you have the opportunity to make your first film, a creative documentry, this year based around the theme of SACRIFICE. MFV act as producers for the project and support and mentour the succesful applicants through the entire production proccess from initial pre production meetings to final screening, all at a broadcast standard.

If that wasn't all, MFV provides camera, sound and grip equipment, as well as operators and also post production facilities on AVID with a professional editor.

Seems to good to be true, apply and try it. Let us help you make your first film.